The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide To Keeping Bees In Your Yard And Garden by Kim FlottumThe Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide To Keeping Bees In Your Yard And Garden by Kim Flottum

The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide To Keeping Bees In Your Yard And…

byKim Flottum

Paperback | January 2, 2018

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The Backyard Beekeeper, now in its 4th edition, makes the time-honored and complex tradition of beekeeping an enjoyable and accessible backyard pastime that will appeal to urban and rural beekeepers of all skill levels.
 
More than a guide to beekeeping, this handbook features expert advice for:
- Setting up and caring for your own colonies
- She best location to place your new bee colonies for their safety and yours
- The most practical and nontoxic ways to care for your bees
- Swarm control
- Using top bar hives
- Harvesting the products of a beehive and collecting and using honey
- Bee problems and treatments
 
What's New? 
- Information for Urban Bees and Beekeepers 
- Using Your Smoker the Right Way 
- Better Pest Management
- Providing Consistent and Abundant Good Food 
- Keeping Your Hives Healthy

With this complete resource and the expert advice of Bee Culture editor Kim Flottum, your bees will be healthy, happy, and more productive. 
Kim Flottum brings a background of more than a decade of plant science, honey bee research, and basic farming to his thirty years as the editor of Bee Culture magazine where his main occupation is finding the answers to the multitude of questions that beginning, intermediate, and even advanced and experienced beekeepers bring to the ta...
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Title:The Backyard Beekeeper, 4th Edition: An Absolute Beginner's Guide To Keeping Bees In Your Yard And…Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 10.12 × 8.12 × 0.75 inPublished:January 2, 2018Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631593323

ISBN - 13:9781631593321

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Kim Flottum’s expert advice is a comprehensive introduction to getting started with your own backyard hives. The book itself is also visually appealing: large photographs, illustrations, and callouts appear on nearly every page. 
- Keeping Backyard Bees